Ravens beat Bulls, Kobras bite Pacesetters

Ravens edged Half Mile Bulls, while Kobras bit Pacesetters, when the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) ‘Road to Mecca’ Club Championship continued on Sunday.

Staged at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue, Ravens clawed their way past Bulls 76-75.

Tyrone Hamid led Ravens with 22 points, while Sebastian Luke was the next best scorer with 18 points.

Chipping in with 13, 10 and seven points respectively, were Keith Bailey, Winston Chapman and Marcel Harris.

For the loser, Terron Welch shot his way to 22 points, while Vibert Benjamin supported with 18 points.

Adding 10, 10 and eight points each were Compton Burnett, Michael Turner and Kevin Easton correspondingly.

Kobras made light work of Pacesetters via an 84-64 scoreline. Travis Burnett recorded a game high 41 points.

He was assisted by the duo of Mark Richards and Jermaine Slater who netted 15 and 13 points respectively.  

For Pacesetters,  Nathan Saul and Randy Richardson tallied 12 points apiece while Joslyn Crawford added nine points. The event resumes today at the same venue.


UAE shock Zimbabwe by 3 runs

Afghanistan and Ireland in shootout today for final place ICC Media: The United Arab Emirates broke around 20 million hearts and made nearly 50 million friends when they all but eliminated Zimbabwe from the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 race to give Afghanistan and Ireland a lifeline by turning their last Super Six match as a shootout for the last remaining spot in the ICC’s pinnacle 50-over event which will be staged in England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July.

England crumble for 58, Boult 6/38

AUCKLAND, (Reuters) – New Zealand captain Kane Williamson was in sight of his 18th test century as the ball dominated the bat on the opening day of the two-match series with England dismissed for a record low score of 58 at Eden Park on Thursday.

Colts, Plaisance Guardians secure championships

Colts clinched the First Division title, while Plaisance Guardians secured the Under-23 Championship, as they both swept their respective best-of-three finals, 2-0, as the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) ‘Knockout Championship’ concluded on Wednesday.

T & T Harvard Rugby Club arrives today for GRFU’s 7s tournament

Harvard Rugby Club of Trinidad and Tobago will arrive in Guyana today ahead of tomorrow’s showdown at the National Park, in the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU)/Hairoun Beer Sevens tournament.

Fifth Annual Star Party Rental Criterium on tomorrow

The 2018 cycling season will resume tomorrow in the National Park with the staging of the Fifth Annual Star Party Rental 11-race programme.


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